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Abstract #2100

Feasibility of Arterial Spin Labeling on a 1T Open Bore Scanner

Dennis Franciscus Ramon Heijtel1, Matthias J. P. van Osch2, Matthan W. A. Caan1, Ed van Bavel3, Aart J. Nederveen1

1Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 2Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands; 3Biomedical Engineering & Physics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The purpose of this study was to implement and investigate the performance of different available ASL sequences on a 1T open bore scanner. We demonstrate that ASL on a 1 Tesla open bore scanner is possible with a reasonable resolution and within a scanning period of approximately 5-6 min.